The Area Manager serves as Building Manager of an undergraduate residential dormitory (House) and supervises Building Managers of two other Houses in the same quadrant of campus. Responsible for all facilities operations in the quadrant.
Supervises reporting Building Managers across a range of areas including budget management, vendor selection and management relationships with many Harvard departments.
Oversees the maintenance & operations of the House to provide a safe home for undergraduate students and other members of the House community.
Works closely with Faculty Dean(s) and Resident Dean to provide a smoothly functioning House.
Regularly interacts with student residents, responding to occupant building problems/requests promptly and resolving them quickly.
Works with Area Manager across a range of areas including budget management, vendor selection, & managing relationships with many Harvard departments.
Directs day-to-day activity of custodial staff, building trades, & contractors to assure timely and cost effective completion of work.
Maintains the security of the buildings through proper attention to access control, security procedures and the condition of locking devices.
Reviews computer based HVAC, security and fire systems, monitors safety compliance, coordinates inspections and ensures compliance with codes & regulations.
Works closely with the Office of Physical Resources & Planning and Harvard University Office for Sustainability staff to implement best operations and maintenance practices, and to actively participate in FAS greenhouse gas and energy reduction efforts and goals for House.
Responds to emergency situations as appropriate during both working and off-hours.
Occasional planned weekend work including student move-in and move-out & Summer School move-in.
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Advanced education and/or technical training beyond high school. 8+ years' experience in the management of physical facilities, including staff and/or vendor supervision experience. Demonstrated experience with building automated control systems including security and HVAC.
Excellent communication skills; ability to assess needs, set priorities, and deal with stressful situations. Computer skills necessary, including proficiency in work order systems, daily maintenance, invoice processing, budget and payroll management. Must enjoy working with students. Experience in the management of physical facilities in a University setting preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52729BR
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